Call for Applications
Call for Applications: The Washington Post 2013 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management
WASHINGTON – November 1, 2012 – The Center for Nonprofit Advancement, in partnership with The Washington Post, announces the call for applications for The Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management. Applications can be submitted beginning today through January 7, 2013.
A $10,000 grant will be presented to the winning organization. The Executive Director will also receive a scholarship to the Georgetown University Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program. Up to four honorable mentions will be presented with a $2,500 grant award. The winning organization and the honorable mention recipients will also be recognized by The Washington Post. All applicants receive feedback on their management practices from the Award Selection Committee.
In its 19th year of competition, The Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management rewards management competence, recognizes innovation and promotes sustainable best practices that lead to excellence in nonprofit management. The 2012 recipient of The Washington Post Award was Community of Hope, a nonprofit social service organization that improves the health and quality of life for low-income, homeless and underserved families and individuals in the District of Columbia.
The competition is open to any 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in the Washington metropolitan area. Learn more about the award and view a list of past recipients.
This award is a program of the Center for Nonprofit Advancement, sponsored by The Washington Post, with additional support by the Rotary Club of Washington, DC and Georgetown University’s Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership’s Nonprofit Executive Certificate Program.
About The Washington Post
The Washington Post, a multiplatform news source covering the politics, policies, personalities and institutions that make Washington, D.C. the world’s seat of power, supports D.C.-area organizations and programs that promote achievement in the arts and education and that strive to make a difference. The Washington Post is owned by The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO), a diversified education and media company.
About the Center for Nonprofit Advancement
The Center for Nonprofit Advancement strengthens the capacity of nonprofit organizations throughout Greater Washington, D.C. The Center directly partners with nearly 1,000 nonprofits helping them achieve their missions through training and technical assistance programs, networking, advocacy and group buying power.